[p4] Number of depots and performance

Karl Elvis MacRae kmac at apple.com
Thu Oct 18 17:49:29 PDT 2001

Are there any known issues with having a really large number of
depots rather than limiting depots and having many sub-directories
under them?

My users have taken to - first creating one depot per project, and
then, creating one per *part* of a project, so we're now spawning 
20-30 depots for each project we start. We're at 151 now, but this 
was 100 just a couple of months ago...

This seems (to me) to be a really bad idea, and I know there's no 
actual benefit. But is there really anything *bad* about this, 
ion terms of p4 performance?



Karl Elvis MacRae    VLSI CAD    Apple Computer    kmac at apple.com
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